1. Best of 2011

    Happy New Year's Eve! 2011 really seemed to fly by for our family!  Of course, I spent half the year expecting our fourth son, so that may have something to…

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  2. Blow up a Balloon with Baking Soda and Vinegar

    We seem to be on a science kick this week!  The reason is that Gresham's science has corresponded with several activities that I did when I taught science (before my…

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  3. Science Experiment: Solids, Liquids, and Polymers!

    Gresham and I learned about the states of matter today in his science book.  We're doing The Berenstein Bear's Big Book of Science and Nature as part of Sonlight Core…

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  4. Fall Tree Art Project

    I was inspired by Red Ted Art's Blog to make fall tree paintings with the boys, and they turned out great!  We did this project over two days.  On the…

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  5. Science and Math Activity: Measuring the Length of Sea Animals

    This year in science, Aidan and I are studying Apologia's Exploring Creation with Swimming Creatures of the Fifth Day.  We love Apologia science! So far, we have learned about whales,…

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  6. Make a Plastic Cup Rocket Launcher

    When the most recent of issue of Family Fun magazine arrived last week, we did one of the activities right away!  These rocket launchers made out of plastic cups were…

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  7. Hot Wheels Math

    Gresham was thrilled when I announced that we were going to do math with hot wheels cars!  This activity was similar to our counting scavenger hunt, but covered the skill…

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  8. Monarch Butterly Life Cycle

    This past week, we had the fun of observing part of the Monarch butterfly's life cycle! We have a friend who teaches kindergarten, and she always raises Monarch caterpillars/butterflies with…

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  9. Counting Scavenger Hunt

    We're on a roll lately with preschool/kindergarten math games!  Here's another one we created this week.  It's really simple - just a list of things to count around the house! …

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  10. Masking Tape Watercolor Name Project

    The day before Aidan's surgery was really wild.  Or I should say, the boys were really wild!  As much as I wanted to get a few more things done, I…

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